Germany: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Germany

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 74
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 71
 Min - Max 64 - 76
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Germany during that period was 71 index points with a minimum of 64 index points in 1998 and a maximum of 76 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2023 is 74 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 174 countries is 59 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Germany - Economic freedom, overall index - recent values

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Germany - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1995-2023




Definition: The Overall index of economic freedom has ten components grouped into four broad categories: Rule of Law; Limited Government; Regulatory Efficiency and Open Markets. The overall economic freedom is scored on a scale of 0 to 100, where 100 represents the maximum freedom.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 95 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 89 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 83 2023 points
 Business freedom 80 2023 points
 Labor freedom 53 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 75.30 2023 points
 Trade freedom 79 2023 points
 Investment freedom 80 2023 points
 Financial freedom 70 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 74 2023 index points
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